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Top 10 Best MMORPG of all time

Updated on September 15, 2014

Are you tired of playing on your own with a portable gaming console? Why not explore an online world filled with challenging quests, dangerous monsters, and breath-taking scenes while having the chance to meet new friends? Of course playing MMORPGs has its pros and cons. The fact that billions of all ages across the globe are currently hooked to at least one game which belongs to this category is a clear sign that this game genre is worth trying. But then again, with hundreds of MMORPGS today, deciding which one to play first won’t be easy.

Read through this list of the Top 10 Best MMORPG of all time and discover which of them is truly worth your time and effort. Choosing the best MMORPG is crucial to avoid frustrations. Simply pick any of the massive multi-player online role-playing games mentioned below and you’ll never go wrong!

Scarlet Blade art
Scarlet Blade art


Scarlet Blade is the only sci-fi MMORPG today which features solely female playable characters. Like conventional online role-playing games, you’ll be given the chance to select a hero type prior embarking on a new journey. Each type offers a set of unique skills, abilities, tech suits, and weapons. This game also features traditional RPG roles including healer, tanker, and hitter. But of course Scarlet Blade introduced a lot of new things to the MMORPG world such as the class known as Whipper which plays a unique role in a team and has enough strength to entirely change the outcome of a PVP if used accordingly. With impressive graphics, huge world, a wide-array of customizable options, and an intriguing story, it’s not a big surprise why Scarlet Blade acquired a post in this list of the Top 10 Best MMORPG of all time.

Scarlet Blade trailer!

Bounty Hounds online art
Bounty Hounds online art

Despite failing to be among the Top 10 Best PSP games of all time, the noticeable success of Bounty Hounds for PSP led to the development of its online version. Bounty Hounds Online is a 3d sci-fi MMORPG which features robotic pets, automatic combat-style switching, and other unique elements. This highly acclaimed online role-playing game also features a Research and Development system which allows players to create and enhance their own weapons and equipments making them more efficient in battle. There are currently millions of active Bounty Hounds Online players worldwide and their number is amassing as the game introduces more exciting features in every patch.


Bounty Hounds trailer!

League of Legends art
League of Legends art

Riot Games came up with League of Legends (LoL) out of the classic Warcraft III map known as Defense of the Ancients. This online game features a gameplay with strategic and RPG elements. Billions across the globe are currently hooked to this game not only because of its impressive character models and skill effects but basically due to its highly addictive and competitive gameplay. League of Legends is often played by teams, adding more possibilities of enjoying fun-filled and exciting moments in the game. Although it’s not totally free, this online game remains to be the best pick for those who want to experience DOTA in a whole new level.

League of Legends trailer!

Eden Eternal art
Eden Eternal art

Kitsu Saga and Grand Fantasia are the two known MMORPG developers behind the successful anime-style online game known as Eden Eternal. Aside from featuring cute and lovable characters, this online game easily captured the heart of gamers by offering unique and vibrant factions including humans, beast men, frog men, and other half-beast races. Monsters of various origins, strong and challenging bosses, and a graphically rich environment made Eden Eternal a complete package. This MMORPG also allows its players to freely customize their character’s overall appearance, armor, weapons, and fighting style. Probably the most crucial factor which made this online game very addictive is it’s rare dyes, forging materials, and weapon upgrades that are only available for the vigilant.

Eden Eternal trailer!

Dragon Nest art
Dragon Nest art

Dragon Nest is another MMORPG which effectively integrated anime-style to a MMORPG. It’s cute graphics and out of this world gameplay attracted billions of players worldwide. This game also boasts a wide array of classes where players have the freedom on what path to choose as their chosen character matures. Among the most popular is the warrior due to its high dodge rate and powerful melee attacks. Those who prefer to be on the sideline supporting his teammates can play as a cleric while players who are fond of characters who possess interesting and destructive magic powers best fit to embrace the role of a sorcerer. And of course an online game won’t be complete without an archer class boasting extremely high range and second to none physical damage. Regardless what role you want to play, Dragon Nesthas one that perfectly jives with your personality. This feature alone makes this highly acclaimed MMORPG deserving to be a part the list of Top 10 Best MMORPG of all time.

Dragon Nest trailer!

Angels online art
Angels online art

Each one of us adored angels at least once at one point in our lives. This is why it’s not a big surprise that a MMORPG about angels made it big and is currently considered as one of the best we have today. Angels Online is a free-to-play Fantasy MMORPG which offers anime-style graphics including a vast and colorful world. Players will be asked to choose among the four realms namely Aurora, Steel, Beast, and Shadow. All of these realms are filled with gorgeous scenes, unique monsters, and other interesting attractions. Others misunderstood this game to be too childish but you’ll never realize how serious its overall gameplay is until you reach a certain level where you can explore dangerous deserts, vast oceans, creepy forests, mysterious crypts, weird swamps, and dead wastelands. Angels online is definitely a must play for both casual and hardcore MMORPG fanatics.

Angels online trailer!

Planet Calypso art
Planet Calypso art

Only a few MMORPG nowadays offers a realistic economy and social features and no other does it best than Planet Calypso. This increasingly popular online game was developed by Mindark and is currently the main topic of various online gaming forums and communities today due to its seemingly endless virtual world and character customization options. Probably the most attracting part of this game is that it does not have any predetermined story. Your chosen character will venture under your fill command and his overall development, strengths, and weaknesses will solely rely on the decisions you make along the way. Due to its fully functional social feature, Planet Calypso is also considered by many as the new and more exciting form of social media networks.

Planet Calypso trailer!

AION : Ascension art
AION : Ascension art

Craving for a visually stunning MMORPG? AION: Ascension will surely surpass your expectations as it offers an impressive game engine with uniquely rendered graphical features. This game will lead you to an adventure where you’ll meet strange monsters, environments of breath-taking beauty, and new discoveries that can help unleash your character’s innate potentials. It’s all up to you to save Atreia from its destined doom. In this famous MMORPG, you’ll not only need to worry about opposite factions but also about the ancient evil waiting for the right time to surface and regain its former glory. AION: Ascension received countless good comments and was warmly welcomed by MMORPG fanatics across the globe during its release and there’s no better way to discover the reasons behind this phenomenon other than to play the game yourself and personally experience everything it can offer.

AION: Ascension trailer!

Vindictus art
Vindictus art

Billions of online game enthusiasts awaited with high expectations for the release of Vindictus and the game managed to reach or even surpass all their expectations. The success of this flashy MMORPG can be closely associated to its sophisticated graphics and heart-pumping gameplay. Although the initial hype about Vindictus is noticeably dead, we still can’t deny the fact that it is one of the most enjoyable and unique online game today. The game’s combat system alone is something you can’t find elsewhere. Added with well crafted graphical elements,Vindictus effortlessly made a mark in the history of MMORPG and uplifted this game genre’s standards. Vindictus is definitely the best pick if your goal is to find an MMORG that perfectly combines stunning graphics and effective gameplay which results to countless hours of fun and excitement.

Vindictus trailer!

Star Wars: The old republic art
Star Wars: The old republic art

To be a Jedi is a common dream of every kid who witnessed the Star Wars movie series. The Star Wars: The Old Republic MMORPG makes it possible. This online game allows its players to take on various roles including Jedi, Bounty Hunter, Sith, Troopers, and other classes unique to the Star Wars franchise. SWTOR is not the usual MMORG. This game’s world is beyond the norms and its gameplay was ingeniously developed to be friendly for beginners and challenging for hardcore players. This MMORPG is all about making the right choices. As your character progresses from one stage after another, you’ll need to answer dynamic questions which helps build your personal story. The excitement involved as you slowly unveil your character’s role in the Star Wars saga will surely lead to an unforgettable online gaming experience.

Star Wars: The old republic trailer!

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    • ilikegames profile image

      Sarah Forester 3 years ago from Australia

      League of Legends and Planet Calypso gets my votes. I think Scarlet Blade is pretty much just filth. Another great top 10 Hub.

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      Victor W. Kwok 4 years ago from Hawaii

      Therenare a lotnof interesting games. Maybe I'll try some of them out.